The Össur Academy is a knowledge based society designed to provide scientifically based education and knowledge to orthotists, prosthetists, patients, medical professionals and Össur employees. At Össur, we strongly believe that offering education on a continual basis helps further the development of professionals and patient care in the industry.
Through the Össur Academy, course instructors conduct numerous seminars throughout the Asia and Asia-Pacific region on an ongoing basis. Most courses are provided to you free-of-charge and simply require advanced reservation to book the course. Courses can be arranged locally by request in conjunction with our distribution partners or at the Össur Academy Clinical Education Centres in Shanghai-China and Sydney-Australia.
Össur Academy APAC
The new Össur Asia Clinical Training Center and Faculty is located within the Össur Asia regional head office in Shanghai, China. It was established and finalized in the beginning of 2009.
The new Össur headquarter for Asia offers specialized technical and clinical training programs as well as direct customer service and support. It also provides support to distribution partners in China, Japan, Korea and other Asian markets. Seminars and training courses can be organized in-house as well as in other locations, i.e. P&O facilities, hospitals or schools, within China or in other Asian countries in cooperation with Össur Asia Pacific.
A range of hands-on training programs are offered at the Össur Asia facility in Shanghai, at the request of local O&P facilities and distribution partners.
The location of the new Össur Asia Clinical Training Center is conveniently located about 30 minutes from downtown Shanghai, directly on a subway line and beside the middle ring road of Shanghai. The two airports are easy reachable, Hongqiao Airport in only 20 minutes and Pu Dong International airport in about 60 minutes.
The Clinical Training Center includes a large seminar room for up to 50 people, equipped with state of the art multimedia equipment. Beside the seminar room you find a big gait training room with stairs and ramp for static and dynamic alignment, gait training activities and demonstrations. A large workshop, equipped with newest tools and machinery allows for cast rectification and thermoplastic and laminate fabrication of prosthesis.
At the APAC Academy, we are committed to the development and delivery of high quality education for our customers, to enhance and maximize their clinical outcomes.
The education we provide for professionals in Asia include:
- Hands-on seminars related to prosthetic socket design and concepts.
- Hands-on education to optimise Ossur product use
- Ossur ICEROSS liners, Flex- Foot, and mechanical knee presentations.
- Seminars at our fully equipped workshop in Shanghai, or at other P&O facilities in Asia.
- Certification seminars for Ossur Bionic and Unity elevated vacuum products.
All our seminars are designed to meet the individual needs and requirements of the participants, to ensure the best clinical outcomes are achieved.